Roist"er (?), v. i. [Probably fr. F. rustre boor, a clown, clownish, fr. L. rustucus rustic. See Rustic.]

To bluster; to swagger; to bully; to be bold, noisy, vaunting, or turbulent.

I have a roisting challenge sent amongst The dull and factious nobles of the Greeks. Shak.

 

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Roist"er (?), n.

See Roisterer.

 

© Webster 1913.

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